Santee

Overview for Santee, CA

59,679 people live in Santee, where the median age is 39.3 and the average individual income is $38,796. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

59,679

Total Population

39.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$38,796

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Santee, CA

Santee has 20,620 households, with an average household size of 2.81. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Santee do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 59,679 people call Santee home. The population density is 3,608.73 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

59,679

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

39.3

Median Age

48.57 / 51.43%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
20,620

Total Households

2.81

Average Household Size

$38,796

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Santee, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Santee. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Cajon Park Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
Hill Creek Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Chet F. Harritt Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
PRIDE Academy at Prospect Avenue
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
Santee Success Program
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
Carlton Hills Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
Carlton Oaks Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
Sycamore Canyon Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Santee Alternative
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
Rio Secondary Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
Montessori Discovery School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5

Around Santee, CA

There's plenty to do around Santee, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

62
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
18
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Ol’ Rodeo's Meat/Market, Barbaric BBQ, and Dearie Karate Studio.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.89 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.35 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.09 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.8 miles 29 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.63 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.11 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Santee is a city located in San Diego County, California. Known for its sunny weather and outdoor recreation options, Santee is a popular destination for those seeking a more suburban lifestyle with easy access to the city. The city is home to numerous parks, lakes, and nature preserves, offering opportunities for hiking, camping, fishing, and more. Santee is also a hub for sports and fitness, with several golf courses, sports fields, and gyms. The city also has a thriving dining scene, with a range of local restaurants and cafes serving up everything from classic American cuisine to international specialties. With its blend of natural beauty, recreational opportunities, and urban amenities, Santee is a truly amazing place to live or visit.
Santee is the home to Santee Sportsplex as well as a number of parks. This city is very sports-
oriented, providing easy access to hiking trails and other outdoor amusements.
 

One of the top attractions in Santee is the Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve, which features seven scenic lakes with fishing, boating, and camping opportunities. Visitors can rent boats, go fishing, or simply enjoy a relaxing picnic by the lake. Another popular destination is the Mission Trails Regional Park, a 7,000-acre park that offers hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails, as well as educational exhibits and programs.

For those who enjoy shopping, the Santee Trolley Square is a popular destination with its variety of stores, restaurants, and entertainment options. Another great place to visit is the Santee Drive-In Theatre, a nostalgic drive-in movie theatre that offers a unique movie-watching experience.

When it comes to restaurants and cafes, Santee has a variety of options to choose from. Phil's BBQ is a popular restaurant that serves up mouth-watering barbecue ribs and chicken, while BNS Brewing and Distilling Company offers craft beer and spirits, along with delicious food. Another popular eatery is the Santee Sushi Roll & Teriyaki, which serves up delicious sushi rolls, teriyaki bowls, and other Japanese-style dishes.

Other notable restaurants in Santee include Antica Trattoria, a cozy Italian restaurant with delicious pasta dishes, and Mimi's Cafe, a classic American-style cafe that serves up breakfast, lunch, and dinner. For those who enjoy coffee and pastries, Mary's Donuts is a local favorite, known for its delicious donuts, bagels, and other baked goods.

Overall, Santee has plenty to offer visitors looking for a fun and enjoyable experience in San Diego County. Whether you're looking for outdoor adventures, shopping opportunities, or delicious dining options, Santee has something for everyone to enjoy.


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